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coach jerry sandusky has decided against confronting his alleged victims at a preliminary hearing. our bruce leshan is in the courtroom. he joins us now live from pennsylvania with more information. bruce, what can you tell us? >> j.c., what this meant -- what this was about depends on who you ask. the attorney for one of the alleged victims says it is really another case -- another act of cowardice to decide not to have this hearing. another affect cowardice by a serial child sex abuser. but jerry sandusky's lawyer says it was simply a tactical decision to avoid a hearing that put the defense at a tactical disadvantage. jerry sandusky had been slated to be in court all day, confronted for the first time by the public testimony of at least five of the young men he allegedly abused. but within minutes, he was back out of the courthouse. his lawyers saw no advantage in airing more of the sorted details of decades of alleged child sexual abuse. >> we're ready to defend, we've always been ready to defend. today's waiver has nothing to do with conceding anything, there will be no plea negot
state assistant coach jerry sandusky breaks her silence. i'm ines ferre in pennsylvania. i'll have that story coming up. o >>> it is bad news when it comes to our taxes because the current deal to keep the payroll tax extension going is dead. senate majority leader harry reid says the senate will not take up a republican plan to keep the cut going. in exchange for approving a controversial oil pipeline. if the tax cut expires at the end of the year, it will cost the average american family about $1,000 a year. >>> prosecutors are looking into the abuse scandal at penn state. they're focused on former assistant football coach jerry sandusky. but now, there are questions about what his wife may have known. ines ferre has that story. >> reporter: the wife of jerry sandusky is responding to allegations that she may have known her husband was sexually abusing boys in their home. dottie san dusky says she has been devastated by the false accusations that such a terrible incident ever occurred in my home. she said she and her husband don't know why the young men have made the false accusa
the court he saw jerry sandusky sexually abuse a young boy in a penn state shower. manuel gallegus has the latest now from the courthouse in harrisburg, pennsylvania. >> reporter: mike mcqueary arrived to the courthouse to deliver damning testimony in the penn state scandal. the assistant coach told the court he saw jerry sandusky in what he called severely sexual acts in a shower. mcqueary said the boy was up against the wall facing the wall and jerry was directly behind him in a very, very, very close position. jerry's hands wrapped around his waist or midsection. mcqueary testified that he didn't realize at first what he was seeing. that it did feel shocking but he didn't stop it. the next day mcqueary told head coach joe paterno about the incident and made it clear what he saw was extremely sexual but didn't use the terms sodomy or sexual assault. he told mcqueary sorry you had to see that and you've done the right thing, i know it's tough. mcqueary testified he later told penn state athletic director tim curley and senior vice president garyishments about the sexual en-- gary schu
at 5:00 p.m. this evening. >>> jerry sandusky has posted $250,000 bail. he's the former penn state assistant football coach, accused of abusing children. it is unclear right now whether he was freed from jail. but sandusky was arrested yesterday on a new round of charges. two new accusers have come forward. as a condition of his release, he will be required to stay at home and wear an electronic monitoring device. >>> prince george's county police are looking for a bank robber who has been disguised as a web slinger. they released the surveillance photo from yesterday's robbery at a bb&t bank in fort washington. you can see that the robber is wearing a black spider-man mask. he also had a gun. he handed the teller a note, asking for money. the robber was able to get away. >>> a 17-year-old girl is in jail, accused of stabbing another high school student. early this morning, montgomery county police told us that they took 17-year-old briana united states funes into custody. she'll face attempted murder charges. the stabbing occurred tuesday night at northwoods high school. the vict
for former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky. a lawsuit has been filed that claims sandusky sexually abused a boy more than 100 times. this accuser is not part of a current criminal case involving sandusky. sky 9 was over the scene of a fatal crash in charles county, maryland around 8:30 this morning. state police say that one person was killed when their car crashed on route 6 and mill swamp road in hilltop, maryland. authorities are still on the scene investigates. so far, the victim's name has not been released. >>> at least one person was critically injured during a crash on the eastbound lane of the dulles greenway this morning. four vehicles were involved. at least one of those vehicles caught on fire. another vehicle is overturned. virginia state police are investigating. >>> politics in the commonwealth are about to get more interesting. because there could be a big fight for the republican nomination for governor. a republican spokesperson tells the "richmond times-dispatch" that attorney general ken cuccinelli will soon announce that he's running for governor in
attention now to the latest information in the penn state sex abuse scandal. former football coach jerry sandusky waived his preliminary hearing yesterday. meanwhile, two school administrators accused of failing to properly report suspected abuse will have pretrial hearings on friday. tim curly and gary schulz are also accused of lying to the grand jury investigating sandusky. the cases against the two men could hinge on assistant football coach mike mcqueary's testimony. he claims that he witnessed sandusky sexually assaulting a boy back in 2002. >>> what would your life be like without metro? well, the transit system did a $200,000 study to find out. metro says that the study was meant to quantify the transit agency's impact including things like higher property values and more tax rev us in. the kind of information that metro can use when lobbying for more tax dollars and while riders say metro is a necessity, most would have preferred that the study money go elsewhere. >> fix the escalators. use it to fix the elevators. need more access for the handicap. >> i would add another line i
state coach jerry sandusky are expected to come face-to-face with him tomorrow. the alleged victims are scheduled to testify in a preliminary hearing. at least ten people now say that sandusky sexually abused them over the past few decades. sandusky was re-arrested last week after two more alleged victims came forward. bruce leshan will be the only local reporter inside that courtroom. he's live from penn state and he will be filing reports tonight beginning at 5:00 p.m. >>> occupy protesters out west are trying to shut down some of the largest ports in the country. they're marching on the port of oakland, along with those in anchorage, seattle, portland, los angeles, and san diego. protestors successfully shut down oakland's port last month. they cite a dispute between some port operators and longshoremen as a reason for the blockade. the action is considered the occupy movement's most traumatic gesture since police raids shut down most camps. >>> occupy protestors will likely cause some congestion on capitol hill today. protestors are marching from their encampment at mcpherson sq
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